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that they are robbing future generations, my kids, my grandkids, their kids, their grandkids of their prosperity. everyone says that they paid into social security all these years. you paid a tax. go look at the facts. the supreme court said that social security withholding are a tax. you are not entitled to money from the government based on that. yet people say that this is my money, i paid into it all of these years. what you're doing is contributing to the debt for more than military spending and you are robbing my kids, my grandkids, your kids, your grandkids, your great brand kids, great great grandkids, of future earnings. that is a fact. so many people think they are entitled to a handout from the government. i tell you, i have worked all my life and right now i am making far less money than i used to and i did not make a whole lot now. i hear people saying that i do not pay enough in taxes. i should be able to retire at 65, but that is not going to happen. why? the money that everyone is taking now is not going to be there for meet. i have lost that money paying into social security. i
, hello. caller: i think we have been mismanaged. wall street robbed the country and now they're going after the people to pay for wall street. now the people have to pay for what they have done to us. host: what does that mean to you? what would you like to see happen? caller: some people should have gone to prison for robbing us. some people should be held accountable. it seems like the politicians and wall street are together, but it is the people against wall street. corporations run everything and the politicians are right there with them making money. host: matt kibbe. guest: i happen to agree with you. there is this unholy collusion between, what i would call insiders, the chronic capitalists, all those people who hire lobbyists come to washington, d.c., to get a special deal come get an earmark in a spending bill. that's typically how this happens. it is the political parties and these crony capitalists. i would not exclude left interests like the unions out well. the people who pay for that are the people on the downside to do not have a lobbyist in washington, d.c., starting
our own money. in terms of the fiscal cliff metaphor, what we have is a group of people who rob the bank in a car, congress decided to jump in the backseat, headed towards a cliff, the american people are on horses chasing behind, but the value is in the american people and our government. we should not renew their contracts. host: thank you for the call. this comment from one of our viewers -- your response? guest: with regard to the federal reserve, i respectfully disagree with your analogy and your description of the federal reserve. if folks out there listening this morning think congress would do a better job of monetary policy given how we're handling this policy currently, i would love to hear from you because congress is not and should not be in a position to handle monetary policy. having an independent federal reserve is extremely important for the financial credibility of the united states. if this contract is up on the 23rd, i think we ought to renew it. the second thing i will point out from the gentleman on facebook or e-mail, the united states is not broke. we're
house, rob neighbors. what is his job? guest: behind closed doors, the staff members have a lot more influence because some of the budget issues are so minuscule and then the legislative issues have to be drafted in legislative language. when there are no cameras or microphones, the negotiators are really talking turkey about what concessions can you live with and how can i sell this to my based? he has to be an honest broker and he has to keep lwaks forget -- leaks from getting in the press or no one would trust him. he does not let things get in the press the next day. host: he has to go to the white house and say this is what they are saying, this is what they can deal with. guest: yes. in the past when the negotiations happened in 1990, it comes down to a few people in a room. this is not considered democratic by many rank-and- file. year from an independent senator sanders in vermont saying we have our own ideas but when we are up against a deadline and the clock is ticking, it often boils down to sometimes a group of eight, as in what happened in 1990. sometimes it might just b
it up front. i say that's an invitation for someone to rob the church. i say you should take the offering and walk its -- lock it up. i believe in concealing carry. i have a concealed and carry. when people have a concealed carry, somebody at that school might have been able to deter this. if the federal government wants to help the schools, they should give the funding. they need to fund -- every school in the united states should be funded with money from the federal government so there can be a full-time police officer on staff in every building in every school of the united states. host: on twitter -- president obama talk about meaningful action last night. on the washington post, they're asking what does that mean? the wall street journal has an opinion piece as well responded to the shootings in connecticut. herman is an independent caller in louisiana. what's your opinion? caller: when you have a gun free zones, you advertise to these mentally ill people that there's nobody there that is armed and nobody can stop them. an intruder with a gun. host: what would you do? c
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